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  • September 2018

    Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Today, 9 - 11:30 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    Learn more about support techniques, how to prevent or delay health complications, decision making and communication skills to improve overall life. This program is offered through Delaware Health and Social Services.

  • Mother/Baby Support Group Today, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Meet other moms and babies for an open discussion about a variety of topics, including adjusting to motherhood and caring for your baby. No registration required or cost to attend.

  • Caregiver Support Group Today, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

    , Room 1S99A

    The Caregiver Support Group will offer caregivers of loved ones with dementias or related memory impairment the opportunity to meet with other caregivers in similar situations in a confidential environment.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Afternoon Today, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Today, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Newborn Class Today, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1926/1927

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Tuesday, Sep. 25, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Tuesday, Sep. 25, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Wednesday, Sep. 26, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Evening Wednesday, Sep. 26, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1927

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Breastfeeding Class Wednesday, Sep. 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

  • 32nd Geriatric Symposium — Healthy Outcomes Thursday, Sep. 27, 7 a.m. - noon

    7 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Registration – Visit Exhibits – Continental Breakfast 7:45 a.m. – 8 a.m. Welcome/Opening Remarks Drs. Seema Dattani and Linsey O’DonnellConference Co-Chairs Department of Family and Community Medicine, Christiana Care Health System 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Individualized Cancer Screening in Older Adults Nancy Schoenborn, M.D., MHS 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Break – Visit Exhibits 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Kidney Disease in the Elderly Prayus Tailor, M.D. 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Break –…

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Sep. 27, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer Education and Support Group Thursday, Sep. 27, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    Provides support and education for those with triple negative breast cancer; the group facilitators are Wallesca Castro-Rodriguez, PsyD and Danielle Brown, MSW.

  • MOMs HEAL Thursday, Sep. 27, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1900

    Free support group for mothers coping with pregnancy, weight management, postpartum depression, anxiety or mood disorders.

  • Labor & Delivery Tour Thursday, Sep. 27, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1932

    Expecting mothers are welcome to take a free tour of Christiana Hospital’s Labor and Delivery area.

  • Labor & Delivery Tour Thursday, Sep. 27, 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1932

    Expecting mothers are welcome to take a free tour of Christiana Hospital’s Labor and Delivery area.

  • BIG, LOUD & PROUD Parkinson’s Disease Education Support Group Friday, Sep. 28, 12 - 1 p.m.

    Springside Plaza, Connor Building, Suite 101

    Meet other people with Parkinson’s disease and talk about how to cope with changes in your life. Speak to health professionals about how to live well with Parkinson’s disease. Care partners of individuals with Parkinson’s disease are welcome to join.

  • Expressive Art with Georgia Jones Friday, Sep. 28, 1 - 4 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    This program is open to people receiving cancer treatment as well as those who have completed cancer treatment

  • Breast Health & Mammography designed especially for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Women Saturday, Sep. 29, 10 a.m. - noon

    Smyrna Health & Wellness Center, Room 214

    Join us for a Women’s Health Talk: Breast Health & Mammography especially for deaf and hard of hearing women. Get need-to-know information about managing your breast health, mammograms, new 3D technology and resources for deaf women.  Sign language interpreters will be available. A mammogram once a year can save your life. Mammogram screenings are available during the event. No appointment needed. Please bring photo ID and insurance card. Register by September 21 with Michele Marsilii (hearing), 302-299-7108, michele.marsilii@christianacare.org, or e-mail Christy Hennessey…

  • October 2018

    Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Monday, Oct. 1, 9 - 11:30 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    Learn more about support techniques, how to prevent or delay health complications, decision making and communication skills to improve overall life. This program is offered through Delaware Health and Social Services.

  • Mother/Baby Support Group Monday, Oct. 1, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Meet other moms and babies for an open discussion about a variety of topics, including adjusting to motherhood and caring for your baby. No registration required or cost to attend.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Afternoon Monday, Oct. 1, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Look Good, Feel Better Monday, Oct. 1, 6 - 8 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Small conference room

    Look Good Feel Better is a free program dedicated to improving the quality of life and self-esteem of people undergoing cancer treatment. The program teaches beauty techniques to women in active treatment to help them with the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Free cosmetic kits are provided at these session for all complexion types. Women also learn ways to cope with hair loss with the use of wigs, scarves, and other accessories. The program is sponsored by American Cancer…

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Monday, Oct. 1, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Newborn Class Monday, Oct. 1, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1926/1927

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • WomenHeart of New Castle County Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Conference Room 14

    WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease advocates for equal access to quality care and provides information and resources to help women take charge of their heart health.

  • Relaxation and Breathing Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1932

    This enjoyable class will teach you stress-management techniques that you will be able to use throughout your life. Practice breathing through contractions and pushing.

  • Aphasia Education Group Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10 - 11 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1000

    Aphasia is an acquired language disorder that can happen as a result of stroke or brain injury. We offer a support group for those affected by aphasia.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Parkinson’s Disease Education and Support Group Wednesday, Oct. 3, 3 - 4 p.m.

    Wilmington Hospital campus, Room 5S00

    Meet other people with Parkinson’s disease and talk about how to cope with changes in your life. Speak to health professionals about how to live well with Parkinson’s disease. Care partners of individuals with Parkinson’s disease are welcome to join.

  • Multiple Myeloma Support Group Wednesday, Oct. 3, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    Multiple Myeloma patients and families can share resources and receive support.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Evening Wednesday, Oct. 3, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1927

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Breastfeeding Class Wednesday, Oct. 3, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Oct. 4, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Delaware Stroke Initiative (DSI) Thursday, Oct. 4, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Stroke survivors, their caregivers, family and friends are invited to attend our monthly meetings – a place where we gather to connect, share experiences, receive information and learn in a caring atmosphere.

  • MOMs HEAL Thursday, Oct. 4, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1900

    Free support group for mothers coping with pregnancy, weight management, postpartum depression, anxiety or mood disorders.

  • Faith, Uncertainty and Cancer Thursday, Oct. 4, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Main Lobby, East Entrance

    Receive spiritual support and guidance and explore issues such as faith, meaning, purpose, uncertainty, doubt and quality of life. Facilitated by Sister Julian Wilson, MSFL, ACC and Michelle Bailiff, LCSW.

  • two women practicing Yoga outdoors at sunset Having a Hysterectomy? Thursday, Oct. 4, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 14

    Learn how to prepare mentally and physically for this procedure.

  • Diabetes Support Group Thursday, Oct. 4, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 10

    This month’s topic: Low Carb eating plan Speaker: Mary Williams, RD The Diabetes Support Group is designed to support you through group discussion about diabetes. The group meets once per month in the Fall and Spring, with a new topic for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes explored during each session. All are welcome. No registration is required. To learn more about the topic for each month call 302-661-3070.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Thursday, Oct. 4, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Dr. Margaret I. Handy Annual Memorial Lectureship Friday, Oct. 5, 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    The Dr. Margaret I. Handy Memorial Lectureship is a dynamic series designed to provide insight into cutting edge topics in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine. 

  • Dementia Care 2018: Managing Behaviors and Optimizing Quality of Life Friday, Oct. 5, 8 a.m. - noon

    , 221 West Side Dr., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

    Join us for an informative morning sponsored by the Swank Center for Memory Care and Geriatric Consultation. This conference is intended to increase your knowledge regarding the management of disruptive and disturbing behaviors in persons with dementia. The speakers will address evidence based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches and the benefits of music therapy. In addition, the program will provide valuable information on support needed for care partners for people with dementia. This conference is supported in part by the Junior…

  • Every Woman Matters – A Breast Health & Wellness Breakfast Saturday, Oct. 6, 8:30 a.m. - noon

    Christiana Hospital campus

    You matter — so be sure to take care of yourself. Held during Breast Health Month, Every Woman Matters is a free breast health and wellness breakfast for all women including breast cancer survivors, their family and friends who would like to learn more about breast health, skin cancer, HPV, triple-negative breast cancer, breast cancer screenings, treatment and survivorship. Seating is limited.

  • Labor Basics Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m. - noon

    , Rooms 1926/1927

    Want to mix and match our Parent Education classes to fit your needs? Start with this Labor Basics class, and then add additional classes as desired.

  • Breastfeeding Class Saturday, Oct. 6, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

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